Evidence-based Practice in Primary Care

1st Edition


  • Leone Ridsdale
    • Print ISBN 9780443058899

    Table of Contents

    What Is Evidence-Based Medicine? How to Search for the Literature to Answer Questions. What Are Patients Worried When Their Child Has an Acute Illness? An Approach to Evidence from Qualitative Research. How Can W Improve Our Diagnosis of Back Pain? An Approach to Handling Diagnostic Uncertainty. What Is the Likely Outcome When Patients Present with Psychological Problems? An Approach to Evidence from Studies Prognosis. Can the Practice Introduce an Effective Strategy to Reduce Prescribing of Sleeping Pills? An Approach to Evidence from Trials. Can We Improve Our Management of Acute Asthma? An Approach to Using Clinical Guidelines. How Can We Checkthe Quality of Our Diabetic Care? An Approach to Clinical Audit. Do Antibodies Hemp Children with Otitis Media? How to Overview. Teaching and Learning Evidence-Based Practice. Glossary.


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    About the author

    Leone Ridsdale

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Reader in General Practice, Department of General Practice, UMDS Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals, London